   Chapter 9, Problem 10P Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

14th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285867977

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Section Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

14th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285867977
Textbook Problem

VALUATION OF A DECLINING GROWTH STOCK Martell Mining Company’s ore reserves are being depleted, so its sales are falling. Also, because its pit is getting deeper each year, its costs are rising. As a result, the company’s earnings and dividends are declining at the constant rate of 5% per year. If D0 = 85 and rs = 15%, what is the value of Martell Mining’s stock?

Summary Introduction

To compute: The value of stock for company M with declining growth in dividends.

Value of Stock:

Value of stock is an amount computed to evaluate the stock of a company for investment purposes. It determines the dividends payout at the present value at required rate of return less growth rate or plus growth rate for stock with declining growth in dividends.

Explanation

Given,

Dividend is \$5.

Required rate of return is 15%.

Declining growth rate is 5%.

Formula to compute stock value,

P0=D0×(1+g)rsg

Where,

• D0 is dividend.
• P0 is current value of stock.
• rs is required rate of return.
• g is growth rate

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